Feb 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
. whether it was used as a weapon is still unclear. billboards of south africa's golden boy are coming down. all his races have been canceled so he can focus on his defense. at a church, they prayed. and for oscar on suicide watch until his next court hearing that same day. cbs news, london. >>> at the vatican there were larger than usual crowds to receive pope sunday's blessing at st. peters square. they know it'll be one of his last services before retiring next month. >> reporter: pope benedict xvi treated it as business as usual. but usual days don't draw crowds like this. an estimated 50,000 faithfuls at st. peters square. his recent service was in spanish. asking the crowd to pray for the next pope. in italian, he understands the difficulty of the decision. >> reporter: do we want to follow the eye? or god, yeah? the individual interest for that is really good. from street level, the pope was the near white speck and the voice. >> we came to see the pope because we know since he's leaving this will be one of his last public appearances. so we felt that we should be here to witness it.